Advantages Of America Federalism

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America’s form of government is federalism. This is unique to other forms of government throughout the world. It provides a balance of powers to all areas of government i.e. legislative, judicial and executive branches etc. It is and always will be a constant changing form of government. Within this form of government, it has levels, with the Federal Government being supreme, then states and so on. Each level has enough power to do what it is supposed to do but not enough to become tyrannous. America’s Federalism prevails over all other governments, with the exception of other democratic/federal-esque governments, and is better in more ways than one for numerous reasons. For one to believe that America’s Federalism is the best government, …show more content…
Then it says “… formed by establishment of closely knit union of two or more smaller political communities…”, now these are our states, all fifty of them, “possess and exercise…home rule, but are bound by the constitution and constitutionally valid laws of the national government…”. So in laymen’s terms, our states operate under the constitution. As any American should know, our government is completely based around The United States Constitution and our view of it can change from time to time. That is the beauty of American Federalism. Now that we know what federalism is, one can understand why Americas Federalism is the best form of Government and why we chose …show more content…
They wanted a government that had separated powers to avoid the problem that they had with King George, which was an unjust power. The Founders also wanted co-operation within the states to have more say into the politics that run America. This gave rise to states having reserved powers stated in the 10th Amendment. With all 13 states back in the day, the founders believed that these states could be used as a trial and error system, because it’s better to have a state fail rather than the whole government, so they tried new ideas within the states to see which one worked and which ones did not. America is known as Land of the Free and Home of the Brave, and that is because of federalism. It provides liberties and rights endowed to every citizen, one can say the 1st amendment at is most basic principle. Given that we have layers of government (Federal, State, and then county) it puts the people close to the government. For example, when presidential candidates run for office or even any political person they have to appeal to

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